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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, August HE LETIIimiDGE.DAXLY HERALD Page T FAILED AT COMMONS; GOES TO LORDS Fmncii Money-Coutts Likely to Be Lord Lutimer "Limehoiue George." Uy LA JDVHQUIS13 DM TONTENOY Frtmcla Coutlfj, whose contCBt wi Ilio Duku of Atlioll tor tliu unde wud long dormant baronies of r.iers, Sculon, and as wul ts tlio .Earldom of Oxford, has bee imguglng the iittontlon of tlio Com Wilttue of! Privileges' oi' tho House o lioriis during the imut week, is tin liutod nephew arid principal heir of tin .Into paroness Jiurdett-Cuutts, througl Jie is tho dominant eharolioldei jii CUULLS' 'Bunk, whtsi'e V Edward VII. and Quuan Vtctorli before him) keeps his money. If Francis was disliked bi Ills aunt, who left awuy from hln ovt-ry vcatigo 6C property shy coulil it WUH owing to her quarrel with hi mother, fhe late Mrs. Money-Count The two sisters got on very well lo Bother, till Uuly Burdett-Cuutts nmr rled 1" 13S1 the Urooklyn-born "VVil Ham Ashmeai] Eartlett, now Willlan Bartlett BurJett-Coutts airs. Money-Coutta opposed thi si range union In the most downrlgh mivnner, and treated her sister to aucl Ilia In speech anent her proposed mar riatro to a. mtm yountr enouffh to bi her grandson, that till relations wen 'broken off. Mrs. Money-'Joutts pre deceased the, Baroness, and If ner non Francis. Inherited his mint's fortune it was by virtue of the will of Harrie Duchess of St. Alban's, ..whose firs husband, Tom Coutts, hud left every- thing he owned to hla widow. The Actress Gets Ever.. Tho Duchess, a former actress bon to the name of Mellon, left nothing ti. ihe heirs of her 'second husband (the Duke of St. who had fallei to treat her with proper consideration put bequeathed her fortune to th( jyounger tho two granddaughters oi Tom Coutta, Angelu Burdctt. til 'the understanding that she should as- iaume the name' Cbutti. in addition tc Tier own. and that she left no issue ihe property should so to the eldci 'sister, Clara Burdett, who married a I clQi'ffymon named Money, whoso son Us the present Francis Money-Coutts, He like tho Duke of Aiholl. claims ithe Barony of Latimer, which was {created by; Edward L, and which fell hnto abeyance In by the death (without male iaauo of John Neville, 'last Lord La'.Imer, through descent Ifrom ono of the latter's daughters 'The eighth Earl of Northumberland 'who married one of them, went ao far >as to assume his father-in-law's, titles, 'without warrant or right. His son, Mho ninth Earl, was afterwards com- :pelled to surrender them. His claim, .-however, passed on tho death of tha fourth Duke of North- umberland to his the '.present Duke of Atholl. Experts In -.genealogy insist on the superiority of -'Francis Coutts' claims to the barony, being tho more direct and clear, 'it Is probable, therefore, that the Com- hinlttee of Privileges of the House ol will decide in his favor, and as the sovereign usually follows of the committee, 'though1 not compelled to do so, it is likely that. Francis Coutts, who failed of election to the House of Commons, find a seat in the House of Lords, Lord Latinier. Two Georgei Don't Agree. King George does not like his Chan- 'oellor of the Exchequer, all reports to -the contrary notwithstanding. King Fdwurd it may be remombered, was interested in Lloyd George when he 'first came to the fore, arranged to mcot him at dinner at .the, house of a imutual friend, an4, much.attracted by his cl-ver tcfokl'quite a 'fanci for him. AftRr.'the. general elec- tion of January, when King Ed- .ward waa still alWe, .'George, theri Piinco of Wales, becune an almosjt daily attendant of the sessions of thjC House of Pommona, , his '.just above the clock in 'the Peers' Gal- !lcry. The Prince, who had never mtit 'thu Chancellor otherwise than at Sta'de functions, expreesed a wish. for -a Icloser bV personal friend brought 'them tft- gotnei at a. luncheon, which rapftaUr Lloyd George exercislhif'ill conversational whiteh noted. he tiuleth "-'Vfrhat cns.n, afid a slljrm (Pause how could he that rLlmehouse spiccli in delivered to an asserhblhffe 'of the working-classes, by the coarsest Invective, aridjthe rheape'it appeals to class hatr.pd, ilitit "from tho violence of their iRnsiJajye ;JFiQunded as if-addressed to tho latent 'forces of revolution. In consequence 'oE this strange outburst, he jilnce been known amongr the TJnflon- ials, and to English society, ns "Llmehouse thet first applied to him in tho Hou rs appe o m n o %f Commons by Lord Huch Cecil. THIS MAN PROMENADES 'UNDER THE WATER Sensation Created at.Paris by an Old Sailor Who an Invention that Bears Out All He Claims For It Paris, Aug. nn ipld Bailor, created a mild sensation coday by giving on exhibition In the Belne of a simple apparatus he has nvontecl.which enables him to remain nder water a long time without suf- lering apparently: Uie slightest incon- J .'enience. Attired in ordinary bathing tights nd equipped with his apparatus, Which is almost small enough to bo in the pocket, .Ferreuz made several promenades under water, oach lasting from ton to. twenty minutes, along the bottom the river. The apparatus consists of a''mouth- piece arranged so as to permit, no es- cape of the wearer's breath, and at- to it is a rubber tube conncct- sd with a bicycle pump which can be speratcd by an assistant either in a boat or on shore. It can %e put on in i len seconds and uKd by anyone. A number of officials end doctors rho superintended tho experiments leclared the apparatus a remarkablo CAPTURED AFTER SEVEN YEARS DETECTIVE ON'THAIL OF ALLEN GANG ARRESTED CHARGED WITH MURDER imnllngilon, W. Aug. trail (if Wcsloy. Edwards and Siil- na Allen -wanteil ill connection with tliu JlillBVilli! (ya.) court tragodj' and with a capias lor their arrest in his poclict "Mike" a dotectlve and former resident of rjolau', W. Va., is in jail liefe.' i'." Seven years ago 'Everett Thompson was slioi and killed at Nolan, hast night as iJuncau passed along the street be was recognized as Floyd an iincic oi u'uttu mail, and his arrest followed. Duncan says he fired.- in self-defence. RECEIVED FORCE OF 25000 VOLTS St. Catharines, Ont., Aug. ward 'Day, President of the Trades and Council, was instantly killed last night by an electric charge of volts. Tie was walking along George at mot nuar his residence when lie CIKOUuttered a wine knocked to the ground by the storm, which had been raging. Mr. Day attempted to move L it aside with.his foot. His shoe was wet and lie received the full force bi the heavy current through his body and dicii instantly. He was 52 years of age and had served as an alderman in tJie city council on the labor plat- form. CITY SELLS BONDS Tho City Council this afternoon soli ten-year -Ha per cent, ibond: lo tho Wood Gundy Co., Toronto, a 93, dellvored in Lethbridge. The sarao company were given an option on the remainder of tho bonda MINE MANAGER IS IN TROUBLE HaHeybury, "Ont., Aug. Thompson, formeriy managing di- refctor'of the Green Meehan mine, when it was the Sainte 'Marie Com- has been arrested at the in- stance of George A. Strieker, one of the owners of the property, charged h the theft of fourteen thousand dollars' worth of ore, which, It is al- leged, was misappropriated by him when he was manager. WILL HONOR J. J. HILL St. Paul's Citizens Plan to Entertain Veteran Railroad Magnate on Seventy-Fourth Birthday St. Paul, Minn., Aug. St. Paul will 'honor James J. Hill, on ibis birthday, September 16, with one of largest banquets ever given a cit- izen in the Plans for the event have been1 made quietly and were not divulged until today. The banquet will be held at tho Aud- itorium, and wiji be The event will be of such a character as to allow every one of .Mr. Hill's old friends to be present. No definite programme of speakers has yet' been decided on, :but Archr bishop Ireland is certain to be one of tham. Tihe "committee expects .to make 'the entire programme in a few days. Mr. Hill was born near Guelph, Ont., September 16, 1838. U. S. TRANSPORT SANK Shanghai, Aug. United States transport Ltscombe sank here ;otiay along aide the wharf where she lying in forty feet of water. The C3.UB6 of the accident has not yet been ascertained. She was undergoing re- jaira and the captain as well as the fnipbuilders are of the opinion that she can be raised with.ease. CHINK BRIGANDS OOAMPAGE DISCHARGED SOLDIERS FORM BANDS OF MARAUDERS- SACKING VILLAGES Hong Kong. Aug. hun dred Chinese brigands today attacked ;i moving train at Fayuen, oh tho line from Canton to Nankow. The cngiii eer, in spite of a hail of bullets, re- fused lo put on the brak-es. Severa of the trainmen and passengers were wounded and the cars considerabl; damaged. When he expressed surprise that I still believed in the authenticity oi the Books of Genesis or Job. As havQ; not his permission lo his name -publicly, I will glntily give his name and address to Mr. Croon prl if iio wishes to verify statement. Now .sir1, it the head o tho .college does not believe In the inspiration of the two hooka men tionod, is it reasonable to oxpect tha the students will? Like priest like people, Is a maxim true und old, so if the blind lead the blind, the result is that both fall Into the ditch to gather. This, is tho truo state oi Christendom today, for JIB Isaiah pre- dicted, "Darkness covers the eartli and grdss darkness tho people." The ministers Jiavo rejected Cod's word and consequently do not preach the Christ and His apostles preached, and 1. make hold to say that Mr. Green is no exception to the rule A bJlef survey oE'his closing remarks will suffice to prove this when teatec by the'light of the Scriptures. I refer to the statement: "Whether more or less people go to ohurcli, it will live every minute of time that man doei for the immortal part of man needs Prom the last sentence of Mr. Green's remarks it is evident that he, with the principal of the college, does not believe in the Book of Gene- sis. Let iM-r. Green and his 'brother clergymen ponder the following quo- tation from the 1st of Timothy, chap. 6 and verse 16: "Why only im- mortality, dwelling in the light which no man cau approach unto, whom no man' hath seen> nor can see, to 'whom honor and power everlasting 1 would like iMr, Green to ox- plain if God only hath immortality, Uow-cau there be in man an immorta! part? I openly Challenge Mr. Green to produce one single text, phrase or word, from the Scriptures, which wil justify him in about the .immortal part The doctrine of the natural immortality of man Is not to be found in the word of God Pardon me, I mistake; there is one text that asserts see Genesis 3rd Chapter, 4tli verse: "And tho se-rpent said unto fclie woman, -ye shall "no surely.die." If we read the context we shall see that the serpent said thig In direct opposition to God's word Hut he >vas a liar from the beginning as1 Genesig 5th chapter 5th verse plainly shows: "And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred am3 thirty years and he died." TJiis gives the death, .blow to the prevalent -the- ory that there Is in man an Immortal part. There was nothing In the na- ture of the material out of which ho wag formed to constitute him immort- al. The Bible clearly states that he was formed out of the dust of the ground, like all other earthly crea- tures; nor 'was there anything in the peculiarity of his organization, how- ever exquisitely formed, to constitute him an. organism of perpetual motion. God breathed Into him the breath of life, as He did into the lower orders of animals, and he like them "became a 'living or animated creature. Had it not been for God's gracious plan of redemption; faintly hinted at first, hut a-fterwa-rds more fully made known, Adam ami Eve would have died at once and forever, as did Na- dab and Abihee in their disobedience. But this plan of redemption began at once to operate, so .'far ns to givo them'a'temporary respite, and the portmnty to lay, hold of the salvation provided. It did not offer them ex- emption from death, for their lives had been forfeited sfn. It did not propose to save them f-rom dying, for they had now already become mortal through sin. But did propose to recover them from the power and dominion of death, and to give them a new life, a life that should be pure- ly spiritual, divine life of their ever living Lord. And this is the life that is now offered In the Gospel tp their posterity, if they will accept of it, through Christ, Having 'become mortal themselves, they become the progenitors of a mortal posterity. The stream can rise no higher than its source. This same doom of death has come upon all their descendants. We are all born to a mortal state, ir- respective of our personal character, 3ven these who have not sinned after the similitude of Adam's .transgres- sion, must die, and It is only as they ire restored to life, and made holy nnd immortal through a risen and re- surrected Christ that they can have he assurance of eternal life. This precious gift of immortality is offered .0' all mankind on condition of faith n Jesus find obedience to His require- nentsl cr as tho apostle so beautifully nuts it, "For he that aowoth to Ms lesh, shall 'of the flesh reap corrun- lon, but he that soweth to the spirit, shall of the spirit reap everlasting." Yours respectfully, SIDNEY T. IJATSFORD. P. trust you will pardon mo or trespassing so much upon your space. Making a Flat World Round When Columbus set out to reach India by sailing westward, lie met with opposition and ridicule. He believed the earth to be round. "Wise men held that it was that Columbus was mad and that he'd fall off somewhere if. lie departed from established beliefs. But Columbus' belief found him a continent and made him blessed of memory. The Business World is flat to some men Their profit-bearing shores of Opportunity stretch only so far as their grandfathers trod. superstition and apathy have set them confines which they may not pass. For instance, they believe the business year is a flat one not an all-year round of trade, with East joining West, with Spring merging.into rbut just two distinct seasons, with sawed-off edges gaping into space. They confine their activities to a Spring trade and to a Pall trade. To them there is no intervening continent with stores of waiting wealth. Their world is flat. They .have not explored the mid-year months of Summer trade. June, July and August are never-never land. Surely this conception of Summer as a "dull season is as fallacious as the delusion that the earth was flat. People have just as much money in the hot weather and spend quils freely as in Spriiig and Rill. Granted that they are not buying skates and snow shovels in August, yet they arebuying staple articles. Furthermore, they have an eye on luxuries and c-uuuorts tjiey an counting upon purchasing in the Fall. The modern Columbus has discovered this Summer trade this golden West lying between the continents of old beliefs. Departing from established habit, many have made their energies and ing an all-year-round proposition. Keeping up Advertising during the Summer months not r only links your Spring and Fall, but produces rich liar- vests from the Summer months thqraselves. Advioi regarding your advertising is availibla Uirough reoognizpl advertising agency, or the Secretary of the Canadwn Press Association, Room 603 Lutqsd Building. Toronto. Enquiry involves no obligation on your write, if w WHY SMITH SHOULD GO TO CHURCH Editor Lethbridge Herald: question n-ihicb formed the subject an address in Wesley church here a few weebe ago has also interested me, but I have hesitated to express any views I may have on the subject, but your correspondent W. Cretin, of Diamond City, makes a few, suggestions 'with regard to. doctrines held by the various churches, and the divine authority and Inspiration ftf 'the Holy Scriptures which are able to mnlve us wise unto salvation. Hence, in tlio first place I asaume it to toe the desire of the general body of Christians to get .Mr. Smith and oth- :rs to their church'somebody; very well, r entirely agree with Mr. Green that a confession of faith on the part jf us all would do ns good, and seeing that the pastor a church in his ministry of the gospel is but a mouth- piece, of God and should express to [be best of his ability the message his congregation can ,fully endorse, with j i "thus 'saith the but, sir, is! :his always so? Alas, ahis, has not: the church of God and her leaders made a mistake just here in descend- ing from her heavenly and dignified position her Lord placed her and al- owed herself to be chased and hunted tho world, liii like a panting hart the brook, she is at a loss what do. Her best gifted pastors have Iricd but iut-ellecliml feasts fail to .jcomplish what sovereign grace and dying love have done and is doing. The fact is, man fattens himself in 'ancylng himself qualified by moral i-irtues to dictate to bolh God and EJis servants, and hence we arc found .stroking and flattering each other and dwelling sure are we in a fool's para- dise. Why, Sir, I well remember _mo time ago one of the strongest advocates of tho new theology, in island stood up to speak before a audience to expound his views. blind pastor stood up and sta-fte'd he hymn, "When I survey the Wond- and the large company itooxl and sang It over and again wI-Wi ervor, hence I suggest lovihsty is the iootrine sound 'in many of our chur- ches. Do we make the message cl-ear nd plain, or arc. engaged in a npelesR task of trylnp lo convert the vorld without making much of sin ind more of the gvaco that pardons t? Perhaps, Mr.'Edftor, you will say arc getting wide of lo ,1 charge of larceny ol 'I he compl'itnanl alleged that he look. from each bank. nas held in bonds lor a ,ng .Sept oth and was committed i Jail. >M ;